ask a stupid question and later pray that no one would remember your
verbal slip-up? Well, no such luck, at least not in the travel
industry, where professionals seemingly have an extended memory just
for the crazy things tourists ask. The Travel Industry Association
of America recently polled travel professionals to put together a
list of the funniest questions asked by tourists -- and here are ones
that made us grateful there's not a list of the funniest questions
travel writers ask.....
the sun set every night?
the Amish in season?
long is a one-day pass good for?
time does the 9 o'clock ferry leave?
many miles of undiscovered cave are there?
is the CLOSED FOR CLEANING sign on the rest room?
do they turn off the waterfalls? (at Yosemite Nat'l Park)
come all of the war battles were fought in National Parks?
don't you have better marking in the places where trails do not
that the same moon we see in Vermont?
don't you have more signs saying to keep the area pristine?
much does it cost to mail a letter to the U.S.? (from an American
tourist in Hawaii)
it rains, will the fireworks be held inside?
I need my passport when I get off the ferry on Nantucket?
is the altitude? (on a boat passing through the fjords of Alaska's